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Niall Flemming, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2017 Ecko Expo

Special Bow made as a part of a trio of bows exhibited at the 2nd Ecko Exposition in Brussels in 2017. 80 grams.



Niall was born in Australia in 1987 into an Irish family, Niall started to be interested in making violins at the age of 16. He then went on to complete the violin-making course in Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK in 2010. Whilst in his final year, Niall worked part time in Stringers violin shop in London and it was here that he started working on bows. After finishing at Newark, Niall joined Maison Bernard in Brussels serving an apprenticeship with Pierre Guillaume. Recently he worked with renowned maker Noel Burke and has opened a workshop in Kilkenny city, Ireland. He specializes in new making in the French style and the repair and restoration of bows for the quartet.


In 2018, Niall was awarded 2 certificates of merit for a violin and cello bow at the Violin Society of America Making Competition.

Niall Flemming, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2017 Ecko Expo

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